Welcome to the Kentucky Humanities Council, Inc.

The Kentucky Humanities Council, Inc. is an independent, nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities in Washington, D.C. The Council is supported by the National Endowment and by private contributions. We are not a state agency, and we receive no state funds, but we are proud partners with Kentucky's cultural, heritage, arts, and tourism agencies.

Kentucky Humanities Council Recent News:

Kentucky Humanities magazine sent to the printer. - Oct 22nd, 14
The Fall 2014 issue of Kentucky Humanities magazine has been delivered to the Post Office. Look for the new issue in your mailbox soon!

Uncommonwealth: As Henry Clay, Georgetown professor is the 'poster child for Kentucky Chautauqua' - Apr 28th, 14
The Tuesday, April 29th edition of the Herald-Leader includes an article by Cheryl Truman about Kentucky Chautauqua's George McGee who portrays Kentucky's Great Statesman Henry Clay.

Congratulations Bill Francis! - Oct 10th, 12
Kentucky Humanities Council board member Bill Francis was awarded the 2012 Kentucky Governor's Awards in the Arts - Milner Award.

Documentary premier is a smashing success! - Oct 3rd, 12
Michael Breeding's documentary Cassius Marcellus Clay: An Audacious American premiered to a packed house at the Kentucky Theatre on Thursday, September 27th.

Cassius Marcellus Clay: An Audacious American - Sep 26th, 12
Cassius Marcellus Clay: An Audacious American is a new and exciting sixty-minute PBS documentary produced by Michael Breeding MEDIA and narrated by the world-famous Peter Thomas.

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